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See definition of stampeding on Dictionary.com
  • as inpanic
  • as incharge

synonyms for stampeding

  • lose it
  • overreact
  • scare
  • alarm
  • clutch
  • stampede
  • startle
  • terrify
  • unnerve
  • be terror-stricken
  • become hysterical
  • come apart
  • freeze up
  • go to pieces
  • have a fit
  • lose nerve
  • push panic button
  • run scared
  • shake in boots

antonyms for stampeding

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • be calm
  • be content
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How to use stampeding in a sentence

He had barely passed the outer point of the stampeding herd when the cattle rushed by him.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
The next instant they were down on the ground, floundering and gasping, and the rest of us were stampeding for the trees.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
He forgot his anger, forgot Conal, forgot the roomful of dancers stampeding merrily, forgot Pat Glynn and his music.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
She walked to a porthole and stared out at the dark waves shuffling past like stampeding cattle.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
I seen some dandy paper with pink roses stampeding all over it at the Headquarter Store.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
All the way we ploughed through herds of cattle and stampeding sheep and goats, much to the disgust of their shepherds.
THE LAND OF THE BLACK MOUNTAINREGINALD WYON
Seth Barker, a strong man always, crashed through the underwood like an elephant stampeding.
THE HOUSE UNDER THE SEASIR MAX PEMBERTON
At the first sign of an attack they'd be stampeding out into the darkness, and that's the last we'd see of them.
FOES IN AMBUSHCHARLES KING
The horse looked up, stared and went galloping down the little valley, stampeding the others with him.
THE QUIRTB.M. BOWER
Presently there was a great commotion at the water, oxen bellowing and stampeding.
THE WITCH DOCTOR AND OTHER RHODESIAN STUDIESFRANK WORTHINGTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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